PPG Industries Inc. (PPG) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Michael H. Mcgarry Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer with 119,434 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Martin H. Richenhagen Independent Director, with 24,290 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 19,066 shares of PPG is Michele J. Hooper Independent Director.
Now turning to institutional ownership of PPG Industries Inc. (PPG), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. is the top holder with 22.65 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is The Vanguard Group, Inc. with 19.58 million shares. In the third-place spot with 11.63 million shares is SSgA Funds Management, Inc..
This company’s stock price was $128.50 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1078812. Compare that to its average daily volume of 1.18M. Given the fact that this stock has 237.11M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $30.47B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.22. Its Price to Sales ratio is 2.02, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 20.45, and its Price to Book ratio is 5.81.
PPG stock has achieved a 5-day range of $127.94 to $129.72, with a total performance of +0.56% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $125.26 to $130.81, generating a +2.44% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +15.99%, trading in the range of $108.95 to $130.81.
In the past 5 days, shares of PPG have made a new high 1 time. In the last month, it has made a new high 5 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 23 times.
Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 9/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 1.67. This is a 0.06 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 1.61, amounting to an earnings surprise of 3.70%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 9/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 1.83, making for an earnings surprise of 1.10%. For the quarter ending 3/30/2019, EPS was reported at 1.38, generating a 14.00% earnings surprise.
The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $1.36 billion. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $1.61 billion. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $1.47 billion for the year, compared to $1.57 billion in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$411.0 million, compared to -$360.0 million, and Free Cash flow was $1.06 billion compared to the prior year’s $1.21 billion.
PPG Industries Inc. (PPG) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 5/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.24, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.29, a Debt to Equity ratio of 1.2 and a Debt to EBITDA of 2.8. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 14.74, its Piotroski F-Score is 7, its Altman Z-Score is 4.19 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.7.
This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 8/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 12.58, a Net Margin of 8, a ROE of 24.34, and a ROC of 35.89.
Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for PPG, this company’s Price to Median PS Value is 1.14. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for PPG is now 4.25. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 9.73.
Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for PPG is sitting at 1.08, while its Current Ratio is 1.49 and its PEG Ratio is 3.64. This stock’s PB Ratio is 5.8, its PS Ratio is 2.04, its Forward PE Ratio is 18.62, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 25.43. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 23.03, its Price to Owner Earnings is 21.65, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 18.47 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 14.84.